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National Parks may slash benefits to Senior Pass holders

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you have a senior pass for the national parks, you could be in for surprises. Seniors already received...

Three distinct ecosystems define Washington’s vast Olympic National Park

By Bob Difley The imposing Olympic Mountain Range rises from the Pacific’s continental shelf like a great wall, whose presence affects the entire Olympic Peninsula,...

Autumn destination: Authentic Adams County near Gettysburg in southern Pennsylvania

By Julianne G. Crane Apple Harvest Festival is first two full weekends in Oct. (NAHF) Planning to tour historic Gettysburg this autumn; or traveling near Washington...

Investigation of radium exposure to Grand Canyon visitors ends

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Late last year, the safety, health and wellness manager at Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park raised concerns when he...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 906

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 18th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...
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Explore a different national treasure during ‘National Park Week’ April 20-28

Each April, during National Park Week, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, celebrates America's treasures. Time to start planning for National Park...

The business of work camping – How work campers can help relieve our National...

By Sam Suva With criminal acts of vandalism and theft rampant in national parks across the U.S., as well as staff shortages, I would like...

National Park Service comments on temporary end to shutdown

Statement from the National Park Service, late afternoon January 25, 2019 Following the enactment of the ending of the federal government shutdown, the National Park...

Statement from NPS on status of National Parks during partial government shutdown

National Park Service News Release (January 6, 2019) Statement on Protecting National Parks while Providing the American People Continued Access during the Lapse of Appropriations,...

Federal shutdown creates mountains of trash and human waste

By Russ and Tiña De Maris As the federal funding "stalemate" turns into "stagnate," national parks and other federal lands are left holding the bag....

Government shutdown not stopping visits to Death Valley

(December 27, 2018) — While the government shutdown has affected visitor services in America's National Parks, tourists bent on visiting Death Valley National Park...

What’s the status of National Park System during partial government shutdown?

December 22, 2018 – The National Parks Traveler, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit media organization dedicated to covering national parks and protected areas on a daily...